Moms Mabley, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The comedian Moms Mabley passed away at age 81, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Moms Mabley and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary American standup comedian who was a pioneer of the ‘Chitlin’ Circuit’ of African-American vaudeville. Whoopi Goldberg produced and narrated a documentary about her life for HBO in 2013.

She chose to become a performer over getting married as a teen. After becoming successful in the African-American comedy circuit she became known to a wider white audience when she played Carnegie Hall in 1962, and made multiple appearances on the The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, which, at one point, was the #1 show on television.

Her cover version of “Abraham, Martin and John” hit #35 on the Hot 100 in 1969, making her, at age 75, the oldest person ever to have a US Top 40 hit.

How did Moms Mabley die?

Moms Mabley's death was caused by heart attack.

Mabley died from heart failure in White Plains, New York, on May 23, 1975.

Information about the death of Moms Mabley
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death81 years
BirthdayMarch 19, 1894
Death dateMay 23, 1975
Place of deathWhite Plains Hospital, White Plains, New York, United States
Place of burialFerncliff Cemetery, New York, United States